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March 30, 2016The vast population-level impact of trauma exposure among children and youth provides a compelling example of the need for a public health approach to preventing posttraumatic stress among the young.
March 28, 2016As a developmental and behavioral pediatrician, I sometimes face questions such as, “My 5-year-old son much more strongly prefers ‘girl’ toys, like dolls and princesses. What does this mean?” I’m sure many other clinicians also face the same types of questions from time to time. How can we help parents to understand whether these symptoms are part of common exploration, or whether it is a sign of something else?
March 23, 2016We're looking forward to seeing traffic safety colleagues at Lifesavers. Check out when we'll be presenting.
March 21, 2016Minds Matter researchers at CIRP@CHOP describe the prevalence of vision disorders that are not picked up in routine vision screens after adolescent concussions.
March 14, 2016Pediatric healthcare providers have the unique opportunity to impact the reactions of families and patients to a potentially traumatic event (PTE). This blog post shares how to guide patients to reframe their thoughts and to foster resilience by practicing trauma-informed care.